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Wanpaku Ouji no Orochi Taiji


Alternative Titles

English: Orochi, the Eight-Headed Dragon
Synonyms: The Little Prince and the Eight-Headed Dragon, The Wicked Prince's Hunt of the Big Snake, Orochi, the Eight-Headed Dragon
Japanese: わんぱく王子の大蛇退治

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 24, 1963
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Unknown
Genres: Adventure
Duration: 1 hr. 26 min.
Rating: PG - Children

Statistics

Score: 6.341 (scored by 418 users)
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Ranked: #67382
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #8579
Members: 1,281
Favorites: 4

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Feb 12, 2019
IantheSilverfire (All reviews)
I've forgotten how I stumbled upon this film, but I was very surprised by what I saw. It lacks in many ways. Story, sound, character. It's a basic retelling of the mythos of Susano'o. Although, making him a more likable character. But the art!

Oh my, the art!

It's absolutely beautiful. I love animation of all kinds. I don't care where it's from, I love animation. The techniques, the history. I see on Wikipedia that when this first came out it made quite the splash in animation circles and I can see why! The scene with the dancer luring Amaterasu out of her cave, and read more